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Americans and Russians Agree U.S. is No. 1, But Disagree on the Up and Comers
The United States is unquestionably the world’s dominant nation, Russians and Americans agree. But while Russians put themselves among today’s top three powers—and believe they will play a larger role in the future—Americans ...
Chinese Become Sharply Negative About U.S., Americans Mildly Negative About China: Both More Negative Than World Average
Over the last year the Chinese view of the US has gone from being slightly negative to sharply negative. Americans’ views of China have also worsened a bit, but only a modest majority have a negative view. Both publics ...
U.S. and Venezuela Lead World in National Pride
Presidents Bush and Chávez may represent opposite poles of the hemispheric political spectrum but the people of the United States and Venezuela have something in common: both are brimming with national pride.
Study Finds Bipartisan Public Consensus on Wide Range of Foreign Policy Issues: Majorities of Both Parties Agree on How to Deal with Iraq, Iran, Nuclear Proliferation, Climate Change and Other Issues
President Bush and Democratic leaders in the newly-elected U.S. Congress have promised to try to work together in a bipartisan manner. But most observers are bracing for battles between Democratic and Republican lawmakers ...
Comparing Americans and Iraqis: Surprising Agreement on US Military Presence, But Americans Have Numerous Misperceptions of Iraqis
A WorldPublicOpinion.org poll of Iraqis conducted in January of this year provides the opportunity to compare Iraqi views to American views found in a March 2006 WPO poll. [Click here for more complete presentation of the ...
Americans Continue to Support International Engagement Despite Frustration over the War in Iraq
Most Americans believe the war in Iraq has not reduced terrorism or helped spread democracy in the Middle East. Instead they say the war has hurt U.S. relations with the Muslim world and should make nations more cautious ...
U.S. Public Opposes Permanent Military Bases in Iraq but Majority Thinks U.S. Plans to Keep Them: If New Iraqi Government Sets Timeline for U.S. Withdrawal, Public Thinks U.S. Should Comply
A large bipartisan majority of Americans oppose permanent U.S. military bases in Iraq and believe that most Iraqis are opposed as well, but a modest majority believes that the United States nonetheless plans to have permanent ...
Obama, McCain Supporters Agree Government Responsible For Ensuring Basic Healthcare, Food, and Education Needs: But on Healthcare, Both See Government Falling Short
A new WorldPublicOpinion.org poll shows broad consensus among Americans that the government is responsible for ensuring that its citizens can meet their basic healthcare, food, and education needs. These views are held by ...
U.S. Public Supports Putting Iraq Operation Under U.N.:Operation Perceived As Not Going Well But Support for Staying Course Still Strong
A strong majority of Americans would apparently support the president’s September 7 proposal to get U.N. backing and more international participation for the Iraq operation. According to a new PIPA/Knowledge Networks poll ...
U.S. Public's Perceptions of How Other Countries View U.S. Foreign Policy Increasingly Negative: Continuing Decline in US Public's Rating of US Policy on Europe, Russia, North Korea
Amid intensifying international criticism and worldwide demonstrations against U.S. policy on Iraq, the US public's perceptions of how other countries view U.S. foreign policy continues to move in a negative direction. ...